Blackmon hits 2 HRs, Arenado drives in 3, Rockies beat Yanks
NEW YORK (AP) Charlie Blackmon led off the game with a home run and later connected for another solo drive, Nolan Arenado hit his major league-leading 21st homer and the Colorado Rockies again roughed up the New York Yankees, 8-4 on Tuesday night.
A week after totaling 19 runs and 28 hits while sweeping a two-game series from New York at Coors Field, the Rockies came out swinging in their first visit to Yankee Stadium since 2011.
Arenado got three hits and drove in three runs, giving him an NL-leading 60 RBIs. Blackmon scored three times, and Carlos Gonzalez and DJ LeMahieu each got three of Colorado's 15 hits.
Chad Bettis (6-5) beat Ivan Nova (5-5) for the second time in a week. Bettis gave up two earned runs, tied a career best with eight strikeouts and left with an 8-4 lead.